Zsync – A File Transfer Utility To Download Only The New Parts Of A File

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/zsync-file-transfer-utility-download-new-parts-file/ Just because Internet plans are getting cheaper every day, you shouldn’t waste your data by repeatedly downloading the same stuff over and over. The one fine example is downloading … Read more

How To Search The Web From Terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/search-web-terminal/ A while ago, we wrote about Surfraw, a commandline interface to popular search engines and 100+ websites. Surfraw helps you to search for anything from Internet from Terminal. Today, … Read more

How To Resume Partially Transferred Files Over SSH Using Rsync

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-resume-partially-downloaded-or-transferred-files-using-rsync/ There are chances that the large files which are being copied over SSH using SCP command might be interrupted or cancelled or broken due to various reasons such as … Read more

CloudFlair – Find Origin Servers Of Websites Protected By CloudFlare

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/cloudflair-find-origin-servers-websites-protected-cloudflare/ Cloudflare is one of the popular web performance and security company that offers CDN, DNS, DDoS protection and security for millions of websites. It acts as a middle man … Read more

Pet – A Simple Command-line Snippet Manager

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/pet-simple-command-line-snippet-manager/ We can’t remember all the commands, right? Yes. Except the frequently used commands, it is nearly impossible to remember some long commands that we rarely use. That’s why we … Read more

MapSCII – The World Map In Your Terminal

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/mapscii-world-map-terminal/ I just stumbled upon an interesting utility. The World map in the Terminal! Yes, It is so cool. Say hello to MapSCII, a Braille and ASCII world map renderer … Read more

How To Lock The Keyboard And Mouse, But Not The Screen In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/lock-keyboard-mouse-not-screen-linux/ My 4-years-old niece is a curious-kid. She loves “Toy story” movie series very much. When the Toy story movie is on, she became so focused and her eyes are … Read more

How To Manage Vim Plugins Using Vundle On Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/manage-vim-plugins-using-vundle-linux/ Vim, undoubtedly, is one of the powerful and versatile tool to manipulate text files,  manage the system configuration files and writing code. The functionality of Vim can be extended … Read more

How To Find Installed Applications With Installed Size In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/how-to-find-installed-applications-with-installed-size-in-linux/ The other day I witnessed that my hard drive is running out of space. I opened the file manager (I am using Caja file manager right now), and examined … Read more

Delayed Admin – Temporarily Drop Admin Privileges To Administrators

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/delayed-admin-temporarily-drop-admin-privileges-administrators/ Today, I stumbled upon an interesting utility named “Delayed Admin”. As the name says it all, this utility will temporarily drop admin privileges to administrators. Delayed Admin will not … Read more

Download Packages With Dependencies Locally In Ubuntu

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/download-packages-dependencies-locally-ubuntu/ A while ago, we published an article that described how to Install Softwares offline in Ubuntu. In that guide, we explained how can you download packages in an Internet-enabled system, … Read more

GNU Aspell – A Free, Open Source And Independent Spell Checker

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/gnu-aspell-free-open-source-independent-spell-checker/ Today, we are going to talk about GNU Aspell, a free, open source and independent spell checker. You can use it either as a library or an independent spell … Read more

Pinfo – A CLI Program To Read Info And Man Pages In Color

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/pinfo-cli-program-read-info-man-pages-color/ Man pages, abbreviation for manual pages, needs no introduction. Man pages are the form of software documentation that is available in almost all Unix-like operating systems by default. Using … Read more

How To Find The Installed Proprietary Packages In Arch Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/find-installed-proprietary-packages-arch-linux/ Are you an avid free software supporter and currently using any Arch based distribution? I’ve got a small tip for you! Now, you can easily find the installed proprietary … Read more

So-notify – A Stack Overflow Question Notifier

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/notify-stack-overflow-question-notifier/ Stack Overflow needs no introduction. It is one of the largest Q&A portal site for Programmers to learn, search and post questions and get answers from millions of users … Read more

How To Navigate Directories Faster In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/navigate-directories-faster-linux/ Today we are going to learn some command line productivity hacks. As you already know, we use “cd” command to move between a stack of directories in Unix-like operating … Read more

Cylon-deb : The Debian Linux Maintenance Program

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/cylon-deb-debian-linux-maintenance-program/ A couple months ago, we published an article about Cylon, a maintenance program for Arch Linux and derivatives. Today, we are going to see yet another maintenance program for … Read more

HeRM’s – A Commandline Food Recipes Manager

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/herms-commandline-food-recipes-manager/ Cooking is love made visible, isn’t? Indeed! Either cooking is your passion or hobby or profession, I am sure you will maintain a cooking journal. Keeping a cooking journal … Read more

Get Live Cricket Updates From Commandline

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/get-live-cricket-updates-commandline/ Howdy Cricket enthusiasts! I’ve got a good news for you. Now, you can get live Cricket updates from commandline. Want to know the score of your favorite team? Want … Read more

Colossal Cave Adventure – The Most Famous Classic Text-based Adventure Game

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/colossal-cave-adventure-famous-classic-text-based-adventure-game/ Colossal Cave Adventure , also known as ADVENT, Colossal Cave, or Adventure,  is a most popular text-based adventure game in the period of early 80s and late 90s. This … Read more

Toplip – A Very Strong File Encryption And Decryption CLI Utility

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/toplip-strong-file-encryption-decryption-cli-utility/ There are numerous file encryption tools available on the market to protect your files. We have already reviewed some encryption tools such as Cryptomater, Cryptkeeper, CryptGo, Cryptr, Tomb, and GnuPG … Read more

Search Amazon Products From Command line

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/search-amazon-products-command-line/ The festival season has started! Amazon and other popular online retail firms are readying their battle rooms with discounts, exclusive products and other attractions for shoppers. If you’re planning … Read more

How To Install Fish, The Friendly Interactive Shell, In Linux

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/install-fish-friendly-interactive-shell-linux/ Fish, acronym of friendly interactive shell, is a well equipped, smart and user-friendly shell for Unix-like systems. Fish comes with many significant features, such as autosuggestions, syntax highlighting, searchable … Read more

WebGoat Teaches You To Fix Web Application Flaws In Real-time

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/webgoat-teaches-fix-web-application-flaws-real-time/ Good day, web developers! Today, we are going to discuss about a super useful application that teaches you web application security lessons. Say hello to WebGoat, a deliberately insecure … Read more

How To Know What A Command Or Program Will Exactly Do Before Executing It

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/know-command-program-will-exactly-executing/ Ever wondered what a Unix command will do before executing it? Not everyone knows what a particular command or program will do. Of course, you can check it with … Read more